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common law separation

Posted in Anonymous Q & A, Property by Questions on December 5, 2012

been living common law for just over two years. the house is in my name and i have lived her for 22 years. how much if any is he entitled to. i remortgaged five years ago for 150,000. i owe just over 145,000 and the house is worth around 300,000.

1 Expert Comment

  1. On January 22, 2013 at 9:26 am
    Lorrie Stojni, B.A., M.A., LL.B. said:

    Hello,

    As a common law spouse there is no automatic division of your property upon relationship breakdown. You should consult with a lawyer regarding how to deal with the issue of the house.

    Thanks

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